CNN’s ‘2000's’ Pens Love Letter to Stewart; Breathes Fire Against Fox
July 14th, 2018 10:20 AM
Ahead of Sunday’s new episode of the CNN series The 2000's (which is airing maybe a few years too soon), let’s take a look back at a few pathetic moments from the first episode, which focused on the decade’s movies and television. The CNN documentary blasted Fox News and MSNBC for having corroded the news discourse and heaped a torrent of praise on far-left comedians…
Whoopi Wrongly Insists Fox Pushed Birtherism; Network Debunked It
March 29th, 2017 8:54 AM
On Monday's The View on ABC, as the group discussed Ted Koppel's recent interview with Sean Hannity in which he accused the conservative FNC host of being bad for the country, liberal co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin, and Joy Behar all wrongly accused Fox News of promoting birtherism conspiracy theories against President Barack Obama. Ironically, a Nexis search reveals many…
Politico Howler: 'Glenn Beck’s Empire, Not Influence, Grows
August 4th, 2013 6:50 PM
If ever a story had the earmarks of being agenda-driven from the get-go, Mackenzie Weinger's writeup at the Politico on Glenn Beck published Saturday morning fits the bill.
Weinger's premise is that Beck will never be as influential as he once was as long as he doesn't have a cable news program and continues to branch into entertainment-related ventures consistent with his beliefs…
NPR’s On the Media Show Mocks Glenn Beck and TheBlaze
May 25th, 2013 11:53 PM
With its frequent overt bias, NPR’s weekend media show On the Media makes NPR’s news magazine shows like Morning Edition appear thoroughly objective by comparison. It is so hopelessly biased that shows to explore the question of whether NPR was biased were themselves overwhelmingly biased. More recently, it deemed the issue of media coverage of butcher Kermit Gosnell’s trial…
Creator of Controversial Obama Painting Admits He Thought the Presiden
December 1st, 2012 8:01 AM
Glenn Beck interviewed Michael D'Antuono, the artist who painted "The Truth," an image of President Obama with his arms extended as if he was being crucified and wearing a crown of thorns, during the conservative talk show host's Wednesday program on TheBlazeTV.
During the discussion, the painter stated that he did not intend to portray Obama as Jesus Christ, but after…
Maher: If We 'Fire Every Southern Hillbilly Who Thinks Obama Is Like H
October 8th, 2011 11:51 AM
If it's Friday, Bill Maher must be saying something offensive about conservatives.
True to form, during his opening monologue on HBO's "Real Time," the host quipped about ESPN terminated its relationship with Hank Williams Jr. this week, "If we're going to fire every southern hillbilly who thinks Obama is like Hitler, who will be our Republican Congressmen?
When It Comes To Bashing Murdoch, NYT's Joe Nocera Knows Nothing, Says
July 19th, 2011 1:57 PM
New York Times columnist Joe Nocera has devoted his last two columns to the spreading scandal over News Corp., owned by Rupert Murdoch, the media mogul who incurs the hatred of liberals.
Nocera, not content to report on the woes afflicting News Corp. outlets overseas, insisted without evidence on Saturday that one of Murdoch’s American media properties, the Wall Street Journal, has…
Van Jones Calls Fox News 'Stalkers' After Challenging Glenn Beck to De
June 23rd, 2011 3:56 PM
Former Obama green jobs czar Van Jones likened Fox News to "stalkers" on Wednesday's MSNBC Live with left-wing pugilist Cenk Uygur.
Despite challenging Glenn Beck to a debate while speaking at the liberal Netroots Nation convention and in a MoveOn.org spot, and reportedly threatening legal action against Fox News, it was Jones who claimed the popular cable network has an…
White House Creates New Position to Attack Administration Critics on T
May 24th, 2011 5:31 PM
The White House is amping up its vigilance in silencing its critics with the creation of a new communications position designed to respond to unfavorable online stories about the President.
Attacking critics is nothing new for the administration, and the creation of this position is only the latest effort to throw the considerable weight of the White House bully pulpit behind efforts to…
Aaron Sorkin: 'Eye-Poppingly Awful' Beck and Limbaugh 'Have Such Hate
May 18th, 2011 12:07 PM
Update: Correction made below
In an interview with John Hudson of the left-wing magazine The Atlantic, screenwriter and producer Aaron Sorkin described where he gets his news and quickly launched into a tirade against conservative media figures: "Beck and Limbaugh are eye-poppingly awful. It would be easier to buy their love of America if they didn't have such hate for Americans.…
CNN’s Kurtz Defends Olbermann & MSNBC from Comparisons to Glenn Beck
April 12th, 2011 8:30 AM
In spite of former MSNBC host Keith Olbermann’s history of using distortion and even misinformation to attack conservatives, and his infamously recurring conspiracy theory that the Bush administration made terrorism-related announcements to distract from politically embarrassing news, CNN host Howard Kurtz on Sunday’s Reliable Sources defended Olbermann’s Countdown show…
Donny Deutsch: Glenn Beck A 'Despicable Putz
April 7th, 2011 9:07 AM
On Morning Joe today, ad man Donny Deutsch called Glenn Beck a "despicable putz." For good measure, Deutsch also described Beck as "a disgusting human being."
Deutsch was reacting to a clip of Beck from yesterday confirming that he was indeed leaving his Fox News show.
Deutsch was clearly proud of his epithet, regretting that Pat Buchanan didn't respond to it…
Glenn Beck to End Fox News Program to Pursue Oprah Route
April 6th, 2011 1:09 PM
Fox News host Glenn Beck and the news channel announced today that Beck is going to be quitting his show. The following statement was put out to the media:
NYT Hit Piece on Glenn Beck: Fox May Not Renew His Contract
March 6th, 2011 11:25 PM
It's certainly not surprising that the New York Times would publish a hit piece on Glenn Beck, but coming hours after CNN's Howard Kurtz spent almost ten minutes bashing the Fox News commentator makes me smell a rat.
Add to this the increased pressure Beck has come up against from MSNBC personalities since Keith Olbermann surprisingly left America's most liberal television news…